Watch a Times Square-set clip from ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

Jamie Foxx plays baddie Electro in the forthcoming "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."
Jamie Foxx plays baddie Electro in the forthcoming “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”

If you absolutely can’t live your life any longer without seeing something, anything from the sequel to the reboot of “Spider-Man,” then feast upon this, my lovelies:

Though technically there’s more Stan Lee here than Andrew Garfield’s S-Man, the clip (really a glorified teaser) does show off baddie Electro, who looks like an albino Jamie Foxx. He shoots energy bolts from his hands and likes to terrorize the worst place in America, which you’ve gotta love. More importantly, it proves this isn’t a remake of the superior second Tobey Maguire “Spider-Man,” which only came out a decade ago. Not featured in the teaser is Emma Stone or new girl Felicity Jones, who can now be seen on screens (or some of them, anyway) in “The Invisible Woman.” But if you were always clamoring to get more than a Hitchcockian cameo from Stan Lee, then today is your lucky day.


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